Adoption and CarePortal: What’s the connection?

We recently explained that every time you respond to a request on behalf of a child in your community through CarePortal, your response is intended to accomplish one of 10 purposes. Today, on National Adoption Day, we want to talk […]

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On The Grid: Tier 2 – Adoption

In last month’s On The Grid, we considered the often overlooked opportunities to assist those children and families in the child welfare system.  This month’s analysis of The Grid continues this conversation but focuses specifically on adoption.
For many children […]

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Adoption thoughts from China

Nine years ago, Kristin and I were in China adopting our youngest, Elliese.  It was the peak of the Chinese, international adoption boom.  More than 20,000 Chinese children (mostly girls) were being placed with foreign parents each year.  On […]

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Brave Heart

Single father. Foster parent. Teacher.
Any of the three aforementioned labels are enough to incite a spirit of sympathy. For each individual role carries with it an expectation of burden – a beautiful burden, mind you – but a burden, […]

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Caring for the Fatherless

The National Foster Care Initiative is a unified effort involving numerous churches, Christian foster care organizations, and agencies throughout the country who believe that if we work in unity and humbly serve along side our local and state governments, […]

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US kids helping US kids

We’ve met some faithful churches who are willing to trade their “normal” for the “hard-work privilege” of caring for God’s kids. We love that! His Bride will continue to be the heartbeat of this ministry, but Jesus hasn’t stopped […]

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